Transform Your Life with Sheppard Method Pilates
evaluation of your fitness & goals
55-minute private sessions with an expert instructor
a customized Pilates plan for just $225!
Our thoughts, perspectives, and awareness affect our lives and our physical and emotional well-being. Located in West Los Angeles, Sheppard Method Pilates uses classical Pilates to transform our physical fitness, expand our capabilities, remove our perceived limitations, and heal our hearts. An approach that has changed the lives of thousands in the West Los Angeles area - and beyond, - Sheppard Method Pilates will empower you to create your own personal revolution.
Stretch, move, and balance the body. These foundational aspects of mat Pilates can help you learn to control your body through movement as it advances, strengthens, and heals itself. Powered by focused breathing and an open mind, you’ll be surprised how you can transform yourself in a Sheppard Method Pilates mat class!
The focus of mat Pilates, as with all Pilates, is to improve the stability, strength, and flexibility of the body – any body. By focusing on the central core and deliberate breathing, Pilates mat classes help you build lean, toned muscles throughout every part of your body for true fitness. For all West Los Angeles residents looking to find a fitness regimen to get excited about - we invite you to discover the benefits of mat Pilates.
Is a Mat Pilates Class for You?
Unlike many other exercise regimes, a Pilates mat class requires only two things: you and a mat. This approach was the first form of Pilates exercise developed and forms the basis to all Pilates work. While mat Pilates appears deceptively simple, be aware that the workout provides challenge.
Unlike use of the Pilates reformer machine that supports you during your exercise, mat Pilates use your own body’s weight as resistance. Incredibly effective, mat Pilates will wake up your senses and provide you with a comprehensive workout. Rest assured that our mat Pilates instructors are trained to correctly guide you through each position and can make modifications depending on your individual requirements.
How Can I Benefit from Mat Pilates?
The beauty of a Pilates mat class is its effectiveness regardless of your physical ability, limitations or any physical recovery you might be undergoing. Pilates helps you to synchronize and use your abdominal core, pelvic floor, hips, glutes, and lower back muscles.
A low-impact approach, with dedication and a willingness to learn how to control your body, you can improve flexibility, posture, muscle tone, and range of motion of mat Pilates. The mental benefits of Pilates can’t be understated as you hone mindfulness and lower stress.
What Can I Expect at a Pilates Mat Class?
At Sheppard Method Pilates studio in West Los Angeles, you can expect individual attention and guidance in every type of Pilates class or workout. We are a welcoming studio that provides you the opportunity to refocus your mind, challenge your body, and become yourself.
Your Pilates mat class will be led by an expert Pilates instructor with considerable experience. From working with athletes to helping clients rehabilitate from injury, surgery or chronic conditions, you can count on high-quality instruction and personal support. Check out our range of Pilates mat classes or contact us at (310) 470-2828.